Midsummer’s Day marked the hottest temperatures in Finland for the year

The forecasts for the beginning of the week turned out to be correct, as the Midsummer is not only hot, but brings with it the highest temperatures of the year.

The highest so far in the summer, 29.7 degrees Celsius, was measured in Liperi, , on the day after Midsummer at 3 p.m., said Yle’s . Matti Huutonen.

In , an earlier record of 29.4 degrees was reached on Saturday at 2 p.m. According to Huutonen, the high temperature was measured in Ritoniemi, Northern , Kuopio.

Midsummer gatherings are still prohibited in bush and warning areas – which is most of the country except parts of .

In addition, UV warnings are in force in southern and eastern .

In the southern parts of the country, temperatures are expected to drop to 30 degrees on Sunday.

Source: The Nordic Page

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